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in chicago with ken pritchett, and president obama. >> reporter: accords to the white house schedule, air force one should touchdown in chicago. any minute, mr. obama will spend election day in his adopted hometown of chicago just as he did four years ago. president obama ended his final day on the campaign trail in the swing state of iowa. this after he made a campaign stop in another swing state, ohio. ♪ [ music ] and the commander in chief started his day with the boss, bruce springsteen in wisconsin. three swing states. his chicago supports, such as lou walsh, and her daughter spent their day volunteering on the phone. >> who are you calling? >> calling people in iowa, and wisconsin basically. so swing states. >> reporter: in downtown chicago, we visited an obama field office. the volunteers here, most are local, but some are from the golden state. >> i, like many californians went out here to help. i went out to chicago about four days ago. >> reporter: here to work the battleground states, where the polls indicate the president overall has a slim lead. for most of the president's
. . >>> a spontaneous celebration. president obama has been reelected. there are many bay areaations still up in the air. >> election workers are tabulating thousands of ballots cast in the east bay. >> reporter: that's right. even though the presidential election has been called, these boxes are still being counted. they have many semi trucks waiting behind this. some ballots are being delivered by car. the red envelope contains cards and the blue boxes contain the vote by mail ballots. so far voter turnover -- t turn- out is about 34%. >> if it's close, they've got to get their victory, any state, in that 20%, so they will wait for us to process them. that 20% for us could be 60,000 ballots and could take three or four days to count. >> election staff can't go home until all of the precincting deliver their ballast. -- their ballots. these workers will be up late into the night to make sure everything gets processed. >> and more results now. measure a is winning so far. that means an $11 parcel tox will be over the next six years to help fund the community college district, assuming it passes. >> ric
. it is now down to the finish line today president obama and republican candidate mitt romney used the numbers to their favor. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney see one number in two very different ways. just listen to their supporters chants. >> four more years, four more years, four more years. >> four more day, four more days, four more days. >> reporter: president obama and his running mate vice president joe biden focused on new jobs added to the economy. >> this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> we created 5.4 million new sector jobs. >> reporter: there are now more workers in america than there were when the president took office in january of 2009. but that includes an increase in the number of people who can only find part time work. mitt romney says look at a different number. >> today we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> reporter: hiring has barely kept up, and more th
. president obama got an up close look today at the devastation. he toured the jersey shore with republican governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able to begin cleaning up. crews are pumping water out of flooded dwellings, and residents are throwing out possessions ruined by the storm. >> i grew up around here, never saw anything like this before. >> reporter: a total of 6 million people are still without power. limited transportation services are causing more headaches for those trying to get ba
cars. >>> a war of words waging tonight between the white house and top republicans. president obama bristled and senators, for their criticism of u.n. ambassador rice. five days after the attack in benghazi, libya. rice said it appeared an anti- muslim film sparked protests that got out of hand. the republicans say they don't trust rice and the president is defending her. >> for them to go after the u.n.ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi. and was simply making a presentation on intelligence she had received, and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> rice's name has been mentioned as a possible successor to hillary clinton. senator mccain says he will do anything to block her confirmation. >>> the ceos of ten major corporations went to the white house and discussed with the president the looming fiscal cliff. president obama and the ceos talked for about an hour, but specific details were not revealed. on wall street, stocks fell sharply again today. the dow industrials lost 185 points. the nasdaq dropped 37 today. both the nasdaq and dow are now at their lowest le
>>> what's next for the nation? president obama returns to the white house triumphant but a divided congress awaits him. >> four more years for the approximate, but the balance of power didn't change. can congress put politics aside. compromise has been elusive. >> reporter: the house and senate are essentially the same as before the election. what could be different is a new attitude. president obama and his family returned to the white house tonight. >> hey guys. >> hello mr. president. >> reporter: no doubt hoping for warmer relations with the republican controlled house of representatives. >> mr. president, this is your moment. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner indicated a new willingness to work with the president. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: us
zip jacket. the second man is described as 5'9". >>> president obama is sedge -- scheduled to address the nation tomorrow. since returns from chicago he has not being holding any public meeting. president obama is expected to talk about the looming fiscal cliff. >> i'm really proud of all of you, and what describe -- >> reporter: president obama wiped away tears as he thanked his campaign staff following the election win. mr.obama talked about his work as a community organizer coming full circle and he told his staff they will do amazing things. his campaign released this video. >> reporter: just days after the election one republican leader says this is the lowest point the party has ever seen. ktvu's maureen naylor is live now in los altos where republicans are looking at the disconnect with voters and what's ahead for the future. >> reporter: there's 100 million registered republicans, tuesday was a tough night for them. and tonight we asked what the republican party needs to do now. >> i was disappointed. >> reporter: the santa clara political major voted for romney. >> i think in
of the shooter or the get away car. >>> president obama addressed the so called fiscal cliff today in his first public comment since election night. he said that he is open to compromise but as nicole collins reports he also laid down one major condition. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> reporter: president obama drawing a line on the sand saying any agreement on deficit reduction must include tax increases on the wealthy. >> we have to combine -- i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner reiterating his plan. the speaker saying he's unwilling to raise taxes but is open to new revenue by eliminating some tax deductions and loopholes. >> by lowering rates and cleaning up the tax code we know we're going to get more economic growth. it'll bring jobs back to america. it'll bring more revenue. >> reporter: with their starting points for negotiations defined both parties agree a deal must be reached or the economy will fall back into recession. >> i was encouraged to hear speaker boehner agree that tax and revenue is a priority.
to watch. this rain sitting there that long. >>> first lady michelle obama unveiled the white house christmas decorations today and she said this year's theme is joy for all. >> the joy of giving and service to others. the joy of sharing our blessings with one another and the joy of welcoming our friends and families into our homes over the next several weeks. >> the guests were military families and their children. this year the white house has 54 christmas trees. the largest tree features decorations made by children who's parents are stationed over seas. >> if we're luck enough to be able to (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> the tug of war over same sex marriage in california may be resolved in the next few days. the supreme court is about to determine the future of prop 8. we're live at city hall to find out what officials are doing to pr
obama is scheduled to tour the new york city area on thursday and will be briefed on the rebuilding effort. >>> volunteers in contra costa county went to work tonight preparing some much needed supplies to send the people back east who are in those storm damaged areas. heather holmes is live where boxes of donated goods will soon be shipped out. >> reporter: frank for more than five hours tonight this baseball shed was bustling an assembly line of volunteers hoping to solve the big problem thousands of miles away. take a look this is the result. 97 boxes of everything from sleeping bags to two way radios sealed and ready to go. >> this is great. fantastic. >> reporter: from gold weather clothes,. >> we have some diapers and wipes. >> to baby items. >> reporter: to other essential supplies. the donations just kept coming. >> nice, nice that's great. >> reporter: and nunan was just surprised that they kept coming. >> seeing all that stuff as an adult where i spent a lot of my time as a child i had to be involved. >> reporter: so he rallied the local baseball community and turned the e
is not intended for children. >>> president obama made history as the first american president to visit cambodia and myanmar. the president met with myanmar's democratic leader, and a former political prisoner. in the past two years, the country formally known as burma has moved quickly to become democratic. in a speech, president obama called on myanmar to keep moving forward. >> flickers of progress that we have seen must not be extinguished. they must be strengthened. they must become a shining north star for all this nation's people. >> his next stop cambodia. the president was critical of that country's poor record on human rights. >>> it won't be looking a lot like christmas this year in one southern california town. >>> back here in just ten minutes. the rain is coming our way, but it's going to be slow in getting here. the umbrellas will be >>> this month's deadly house explosion in indianapolis, indiana is now being investigated as a homicide, not an accident. investigators are looking for the driver of a white van seen in the subdivision on november 10, the day of the explosion. the yo
voters support president obama. while 48% say they're voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> the candidates returned to the campaign trail this morning after several days off. >> right now we could be putting more people back to work now. fixing roads and bridges, making sure our schools are state of the art. >> reporter: the president is expected to travel nonstop until election day hitting the all important battleground states. he has set to return to ohio tomorrow. >> i'm going to reach across the aisle and meet with democrats who love america just like you love america, and there are good democrats like that. >> romney is expected to attend rallies in ohio and wisconsin tomorrow. >>> president obama received a big endorsement from new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he used this week's storm to highlight the president's warning about global warming. >>> the victim's wife says she still hasn't been allowed to see her husband's body. >> wilbur bartly's family shared photos and put out a plea. >> this is such a sad sad moment. not because of just what's been taken fr
obama visits new york. his promise today to a region hit hard by superstorm >>> in tonight's special report the oakland police department will be sending out two chaplains to any officer involved shootings. the policy is in response to recent uproars over such shootings. as debra villalone reports some say the department's focus is in the wrong place. >> this goes underneath my shirt. >> reporter: a minister who wears a bullet-proof vest. >> i throw my little hat on here and let them know that when i'm on the crime scene there's a chaplain. >> reporter: volunteer police chaplains are called to comfort survivors as they did during the oikos shooting, and to confront officers as they did the day cops were gunned down: now they're training for another scenario. >> there may be time when a police officer does something wrong. >> reporter: when an officer kits a suspect. chaplains will be dispatched to soothe and defuse community outrage. >> they are going to be there to give support, prayer, they're going to make it better. >> reporter: it's a direct response to protests raging for month
obama talked for the third time in 24 hours with egypt's president. he's trying to broker a real. and hillary clinton arrived in israel. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes stability and advances the security and legitimate operational of israeli and pelestinians alike. >> reporter: i spoke to now cnn correspondent sarah sidner who says people on both sides now want more than just a temporary seize fire. >> all of this talk that is going to be this long or that long they really want a permanent solution. getting to that a very difficult thing to do. >> in the meantime she says pelestinians and israelis will settle for a cooler heads come a more lasting resolution. rita williams, ktvu news. >> we have posted our unedited interview with sarah sidner. >>> in san francisco tonight, dozens of people came out to observe the 14 trend gender day. the mother of newark transgender teen arajo, spoke to the crowd. 265 transgender people were killed around the world from november last year to november this year. 15 of them liveded in the united states. >> the great majority of
obama's proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff. boehner said no progress was made. boehner accused democrats of not being serious of real spending cuts. but democrats say republicans are causing the hold up. the proposal consisted of $1.6 trillion in higher taxes, they also wanted 50 billion for infrastructure. the president in return approved spending cuts this year and legislation for saving up to $400 million for programs like medicare over a decade. >>> former rivals president obama and governor romney spoke in private. and what they said remains in private. the white house did release a photo and reported that they had white turkey chili and south western chicken salad. when romney arrived, a man ran up to him and said something. secret service quickly ran up to him. >>> imagine running the equivalent of a marathon a day. patty lee shows us what inspired a 25-year-old san francisco woman to spend the past five months making this cross country journey. >>> it took four months, 3,200 miles and 12 pairs of running shoes to get here: but this morning kelsie harrison ran to and through mari
house officials say neither woman met president obama. >>> a potentially deadly plot is foiled. see who tipped off police about a young man's plan to open fire during a showing of the new twilight movie. >>> and back here in just a couple of minute, i will time out the weekend's rain right into sunday where there's no rain forecast. >>> a 14-year-old (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> vallejo police say they have arrested a 14-year-old boy for kidnap, sexual assault and attempted murder of a 65-year- old woman. the elderly victim told police the teen kidnapped her at gunpoint at a parking lot about 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the woman is from solano county. she was later found in a ditch bound by duct tape. >> we did have a conservation with the victim. she's incredibly smart insightful woman. >>> the teen made a ransom call. he was arrested afte
obama pardoned two turkeys today in what has become annual thanksgiving event at the white house. the president, along with his daughters gave the relieve to cobbler the turkey. an alternate named gobbler was also pardoned. >> they say that life is all about second chances. and this november, i could not agree more. >> the first family also continuedity own tradition by going to a washington food bank to hand out food to those in need. >>> a lot of toothbrushes, toothpaste. >> lynn soto has a son serving in afghanistan. she started asking friends for items to create christmas care packages. the response is overwhelming. starting saturday, she plans to start filling the packages to send to the troops. >>> decision time. the secretary the interior goes face-to-face with a family trying to >>> part of ocean beach remains closed this hour. the san francisco puc says contaminated water burst through a man hole cover. it flooded the parking area and promenade, then spilled onto the sand and throwed into the ocean. officials say the pumping station was operating at full capacity, but t
from president obama and others. american express says over 100 million people shopped locally during last year's small business saturday. >> and just as all of those shoppers flocked to stores for door busters, walmart stores across the nation are preparing to walk out the door and go on strike. amberly is outside of a walmart where workers demonstrating. >> reporter: 20 minutes ago, we saw two dozen protesters walk inside this walmart store as part of the demonstration, they started to gather around 8:00 as part of a protest by unhappy walmart workers and supporters. community and union activists joined the employees in protesting against the retailer, they want walmart to pay better wages. >> they don't listen to us or recognize us. we are forced to do this. >> reporter: workers say they want better working conditions. dominic wear says his job is pulling grocery carts together 10 to 15 at a time. >> it is wear and tear on my back. i will like to see more materials that we need to get the job done. back braces and shoe supports. >> protesters handed out flyers and asked shoppers
family's christmas tree arrived today by a horse drawn carriage. the first lady michelle obama, sasha, malia and bo were there to meet the tree. >>> letter carriers are delivering more and more packages about 10% more every year. the postoffice needs new revenue. postal officials told me today starting in three yet unannounced san francisco neighborhoods, people may get online purchases delivered in as little as two hours. >> we're very much into instant gratification, it's nice that the postoffice is doing that. >> reporter: amazon says it does same day delivery in some items. wal-mart just started doing it with their own employees delivering. this first in the nation pilot program just in time for christmas is limited to just 10 still unnamed retailers. this order by phone or internet before 2:00 p.m., you get it between four and 8:00 p.m. cost about $10. >> sometimes we're in rush to get stuff, so that sounds really good. >> reporter: the postoffice expects to make up to $50 million next year just here in san francisco. and may expand this to other cities nationwide. expect this pr
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